Easy Weeknight Chicken Parmesan

Impress your family with this quick and easy Italian dinner made with Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ fire roasted tomato cooking sauce.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked spaghetti
1/3
cup Progresso™ Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 to 5 oz each), flattened slightly
1
pouch (9 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ fire roasted tomato cooking sauce
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package.
  • 2 In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Shake each chicken breast in bread crumb mixture; set aside.
  • 3 In 10-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken breasts; cook 6 to 10 minutes, turning once, until browned. Pour cooking sauce around chicken; sprinkle chicken with remaining bread crumb mixture and mozzarella cheese. Heat to boiling. Cover; reduce heat to medium. Cook 5 to 8 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F) and cheese is melted. Serve with spaghetti.
  • 1 Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package.
  • 2 In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Shake each chicken breast in bread crumb mixture; set aside.
  • 3 In 10-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken breasts; cook 6 to 10 minutes, turning once, until browned. Pour cooking sauce around chicken; sprinkle chicken with remaining bread crumb mixture and mozzarella cheese. Heat to boiling. Cover; reduce heat to medium. Cook 5 to 8 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F) and cheese is melted. Serve with spaghetti.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

In place of shredded mozzarella, you can use four 1-oz slices.

Panko bread crumbs are crisper than dried bread crumbs and can be found in the same section of your grocery store. Give them a try!

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
630
(
Calories from Fat
210),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
1080mg
1080%;
Total Carbohydrate
57g
57%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
48g
48%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.